British Patient Capital


British Patient Capital invested £1.6bn into start-ups in 2021/22

Over the year, it made 61 fund commitments, four co-investments and five Future Fund: Breakthrough deals

Private equity

Equity investment in small business hits record £9bn in 2020

Half of the money raised last year went to SMEs in the tech sector, highlighting split between tech businesses and the rest of the small business economy

Venture Capital Funding

Venture capital has £8.4bn ready to invest in fast-growth businesses

Equity investment in small businesses rose by 24% to £8.5bn in 2019, with tech investment increasing by 27% to £4bn

Venture Capital Funding

Jim O’Neill calls for £25bn post-coronavirus patient capital fund

Ex Treasury minister and Goldman Sachs chief economist says patient capital fund will help businesses get out of Covid-19 debt mountain

Venture Capital Funding

British Patient Capital targets life sciences and fintech as key investments

Government’s venture capital arm backs 12 funds with £334m of investment in its first year, bringing total commitments to £600m


British Business Bank increases small business support by 27pc

Government economic development bank supported over 89,000 start-ups and scale-ups with £6.6bn of finance in 2018-19 - an uplift of 27pc


British Business Bank £2.5bn growth fund could float on stock exchange

British Patient Capital aims to trigger £7.5bn of investment in growth companies over next decade.


Keith Morgan of British Business Bank – ‘Our fundamentals are strong’

Keith Morgan, CEO of British Business Bank, talks to Growth Business about the £6bn bank’s future in a post-Brexit Britain.


What is the British Business Bank? – a Growth Business guide

The British Business Bank is the UK’s economic development bank supporting nearly 8m businesses through £6bn of finance. Growth Business takes you through all the funding initiatives on offer